Awards Given by the Division of Cariology and Operative Dentistry

Students and faculty of Operative Dentistry pose in UMSOD's Simulation Lab

Academy of Operative Dentistry Student Award

The Academy sponsors an award each year to the student in each U.S. and Canadian dental school who has been voted as having provided the most outstanding restorative care to his or her patients. The award consists of a certificate and a year's subscription to the journal "Operative Dentistry". The award is usually presented at each school's annual awards ceremony in late spring.

Academy of Dental Materials Award 

The Academy of Dental Materials award is given in recognition of excellence and scholarship in dental materials while pursuing dental studies.

Harry E. Latcham Award

The Harry E. Latcham award is given for excellence in complete oral operative restoration.

The Operative Dentistry Fund

Contributions to the Operative Dentistry fund are used to support Department activities, such as quarterly and annual meetings of the faculty, faculty attendance at educational and research conferences, supplies and services for small projects related to the academic or research programs within the department, awards and acknowledgements of faculty accomplishments.

Contributions to this fund may be made online or by contacting the Office of Development & Alumni Relations at or the main office line of 410-706-0846.



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